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South Korea: see GunsanGunsan
or Kunsan
, Jap. Gunzan, city (1995 pop. 266,517), North Jeolla (Cholla) prov., SW South Korea, on the Yellow Sea (or West Sea) at the Geum (Kum) River estuary.
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a city and port in South Korea, in the province of Cholla-pukto, on the southern bank of the estuary of the Kumgang on the Yellow Sea. Population, 112,400 (1970). The city has a shipyard and an industry involved in processing and exporting agricultural and fish products.

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No wing or base is perfect, but Kunsan Air Base is better off because of the leadership, creativity, and old-fashioned hard work put in by millennials.
This would be a much better Air Force if we took half as good of care of everyone as he has his Kunsan family."
A gray Kunsan Air Base F-16 Fighting Falcon (top) flies a training mission over South Korea with two F-16s from the 354th Fighter Wing, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.
They acknowledge many people, from civil engineering to transportation to the Tobyhanna personnel and civilian contractors who made the special trip to Kunsan, for making it happen.
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Under the new contract, Cubic's MILES is scheduled for delivery in summer 2003 to Kunsan Air Base in Korea; Kadena, Misawa, Osan and Yokota Air Bases in Japan; Anderson Air Force Base in Guam; and Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany.
At least 11 people were killed and four others were injured Tuesday in a fire at a restaurant in the southwestern city of Kunsan, some 274 kilometers from Seoul, Yonhap News Agency reported.
Under the package GM will take over the Kunsan and Changwon manufacturing plants in Korea and two remaining Daewoo factories in Egypt and Vietnam, with the firm's Shangai offshoot also included.
Bowater Inc., Greenville, S.C., ended negotiations last month to acquire Sepoong paper mill, Kunsan, South Korea, owing to "unacceptable delays" since signing a letter of intent in September.
'Today we halted production lines in Kunsan, in addition to Pupyong,' a Daewoo spokeswoman said.
To offset these problems and to prevent the North Koreans from strengthening their defenses, Kunsan, 105 miles south of Inchon, was chosen as a decoy to convince the North Koreans that the landings would occur there and not at Inchon.
The 8th is stationed at Kunsan Air Base in southwest South Korea, while the 51st is at Osan Air Base, 48 miles south of the Korean border.